Michael Kors is an American shoe designer who started his career at 19 years of age, when he designed a clothing collection for a New York boutique. His designs were successful straight away and were reported on favourably by fashion magazines, encouraging Michael to set out on his own. So, in 1981, the Michael Kors label was founded. Michael's first collections were sold at Bergdorf Goodman and Saks Fifth Avenue department stores in New York.
It wasn't until 2001 that Michael Kors started to design and sell accessories to go with his ready to wear fashion clothing, and his range now includes shoes glorious shoes, bags, belts and sunglasses.
Many celebrities favour the Kors by Michael Kors brand, including Barbra Streisand, Catherine Zeta Jones, Sharon Stone, Kate Bosworth, Jessica Simpson and Sigourney Weaver.
Michael Kors has won a number of awards for his innovative designs, including:
The two shoewear Michael Kors brands are Michael by Michael Kors and Kors by Michael Kors.
Bricks and mortar stores offering the Michael Kors collections include Harrods Harvey Nichols, Joseph and Ricci Burns. Harrods have some fabulous Michael Kors shoes online and whilst based in the UK, they offer worldwide delivery.
Another great stockist of The Michael by Michael Kors brand, is my-wardrobe.com. my-wardrobe also deliver worldwide and accept all major credit cards.